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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Vegetarianism Someone who doesn't eat meat, and mostly eats foods that come from plants, like grains, fruits, vegetables, and nuts. (Kidshealth, 1995). Different types of vegetarians semi-vegetarian: eats meat, but only fish and chickenpesci-vegetarian: eats only fishlacto-ovo vegetarian: eats no meat, but will eat dairy products (milk, butter, cheese) and eggsovo-vegetarian: eats eggs, but no meat or dairy productsvegan: eats no meat or animal products (Gavin, 2012). Why do people choose to be vegetarians? People often choose to be vegetarians for reasons other than cost.Parental preferencesReligious or other beliefsHealth issues are among the most common reasons for choosing to be a vegetarian.Many people choose a vegetarian diet out of concern over animal rights or the environment. And lots of people have more than one reason for choosing vegetarianism (Gavin, 2012). Pros Preventing Cancer - Vegetarian diets, naturally low in saturated fat, high in fiber, and replete with cancer-protective phytochemicals help to prevent cancer.Beating Heart Disease - . When individuals switch to a high-fiber, low-fat diet their serum cholesterol levels often drop dramatically (Vegetarian Foods,n.d).Gallstones, Kidney Stones, and Osteoporosis - Diets that are high in protein, especially animal protein, tend to cause the body to excrete more calcium, oxalate, and uric acid (Vegetarian Foods,n.d). These three substances are the main components of urinary tract stones (Vegetarian Foods,n.d). What about nutrition? Protein --> They can get their protein frombeans, lentils, tofu, nuts, seeds,chickpeas, and peas (Vegetarianism, n.d). Good sources for calcium are broccoli, kale, tofu prepared with calcium, soymilk(Vegetarianism, n.d), almonds, andricemilk (Mangels, n.d). Vitamin D --> Iron --> Can be found in dried beans, tofu,spinach, baked potatoes, dried fruits (Vegetarianism, n.d),lentils and chickpeas (Gavin, 2011). The intake for is very low but is still an essential nutrient some brands of cereal, nutritional yeast, soymilk, or veggie "meats," are good non-animal sources (Vegetarianism, n.d). Calcium --> Vitamin B12 --> Vitamin D helps that body absorb calcium. You can find Vitamin D in soy milk,rice milk, orange juice, and some cerealsand vitamin D-2 supplements. D-2 meaning coming from plants (Gavin, 2011). (Fish, meat, n.d) (Heart, n.d) (Nuts, n.d) (Vegan Logo, n.d) (Vegetarian Food Pyramids, n.d)
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